[Ads-l] Boo? [also boo-boo; Southern equiv. of "sweetie"

Arnold M. Zwicky zwicky at STANFORD.EDU
Sun Aug 13 19:15:22 UTC 2017

> On Aug 13, 2017, at 10:20 AM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
> In DARE?
> JL

sort of.  DARE Vol. I, p. 332, has as its second entry for _boo_:

Also _boobie_, _boo boo_ [Hypocoristic form of _brother_]

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